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Inscriptions of Roman Tripolitania 2021

0225. Fragmentary Christian funerary inscription

Description: Marble stair-tread (surviving w: 0.27 x h: 0.30 x d: 0.15) re-used as a tomb-slab.
Text: Inscribed on the surviving face.
Letters: 0.05-0.06; uncial D.

Date: Fifth-seventh centuries CE (terminology)

Findspot: Sabratha: Findspot unrecorded
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Sabratha Museum.


[---]CI OS[---]
[--- Sanc]t(u)s Domin[us ---]
[---] pl(u)s min(us) a[nnos ---]



English translation

Translation by: J. M. Reynolds

[---] the Holy Lord (nominative case) [--- he/she lived] approximately [---]

Bibliography: IRT, 1952, 225, whence IRT, 2009, 225, whence EDH 059201; for BSR images see BSR Digital Collections..


   Fig. 1. Ward-Perkins Archive, BSR (Sopr. DS 814 Leica)